Let your most awful clients go and bug someone else – they cost you far more than they’re worth.
Technological innovations and clients’ collaborative business practices are infiltrating law, giving independent local outfits a boost
It’s time for GCs to forget the heroic ‘I do everything myself’ culture and concentrate instead on driving their business, and that means outsourcing
Pompous, paranoid, deluded – just three of the things managing partners definitely are not.
They cost up to £20k and put firms at risk of losing their preferred candidate yet are popular.
Government grants to Community Law Centres would release the pro bono potential locked in large law firms and keep our justice system accessible.
Information will move 500 times faster by 2034, providing the means for cloud-based advice services to take a major slice of the legal market
From a firm’s culture to the nuts and bolts of service delivery and business performance, it all stems from how you choose to manage your partners
If we see devolved government in the UK following the Scottish referendum it is likely to benefit businesses in all areas
Behind the Law
This year has seen an unprecedented number of major partner hires by US firms looking to beef up their capacity in London.
The life sciences sector is generating millions of pounds of revenue for lawyers despite the worldwide decline in healthcare budgets and stringent regulation worldwide. With regulators closing in and costs climbing higher – is the bubble set to burst?
Addleshaw Goddard has set out its aspirations to re-establish a top 20 position in the UK200 and to be known as a premium player in its chosen markets as part of a new strategy rolled out firmwide today (11 December).
The Leadership Interview
Whether or not you still think that the ‘magic circle’ exists, there’s no denying that Allen & Overy (A&O), Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters are among the most successful law firm brands to have originated in the UK.
For a year now, The Lawyer has run a weekly interview with a law firm leader as part of our coverage of strategic issues facing the legal profession. Over the next two weeks we’ll be running the highlights from our interviews with the men and women who are shaping private practice.